LICENCE AGREEMENT and ORDER FORM
Please download and complete the Order Form, and send it by mail, together with your payment, to the address below. We cannot accept faxed copies.
In the following, DCPSE and the Corpus refer to The British Component of the International Corpus of English, and the Software refers to the "International Corpus of English Corpus Utility Programme", whole or part. The Licensee is the purchaser of the Corpus and Software, and agrees to abide by this licence agreement. By placing the CD in the CD-ROM drive of their computer, the Licensee is agreeing to the terms of this licence. The User refers to every individual granted access to the Corpus and Software by the terms of the particular licence purchased.
General terms and conditions
The Corpus and Software must be used for non-profit educational purposes only. The licence cannot be transferred, lent, or re-sold.
The Corpus and Software may be fully installed onto the User's computer, by copying the relevant files from the CD supplied onto the computer's hard disk, providing that this does not infringe copyright and the terms of the licence. The User is not entitled to make copies of the Corpus or Software on other computers in breach of the licence, nor to allow unlicenced users to have access to the Corpus and Software on the User's computer. The Corpus and Software are supplied "as-is" with no express guarantee as to its suitability.
Copyright in all DCPSE Texts is retained by the original copyright holders.
The Licensee agrees not to reproduce or redistribute the DCPSE Texts or to use all or any part of the DCPSE Texts in any commercial product or service.
Copyright in ICECUP belongs to the Survey of English Usage. No part of ICECUP may be used in any commercial product or service.
Publications based on the DCPSE Corpus may include citations from DCPSE Texts only in a way which would be permitted under the fair dealings provision of copyright law.
No part of the DCPSE Corpus may be distributed to a third party. A copy of the DCPSE Corpus may be made for backup purposes.
All publications based on the DCPSE Corpus must give credit to the DCPSE Corpus and to the Survey of English Usage, University College London.
The Licensee agrees to cooperate in any future enquiries made by the Survey of English Usage concerning the use of the DCPSE Corpus.
There are three types of licence, as outlined below.
Individual Licence (including student licence)
The licensee in the following definition is an individual user. The Licensee is allowed to make one copy of the Corpus and Software on one computer. The licence entitles the Licensee to make personal use of the Corpus and Software. The general terms and conditions apply.
In order to qualify for a student licence, a letter from a Head of Department showing full time student status must be supplied.
Institutional (single-copy) Licence
The Licensee in the following definition is an educational institution, college, or department within a college. The Licensee is allowed to make one copy of the Corpus and Software on one computer within the institution. The licence entitles all members of the institution to make use of the Corpus and Software on that computer. It is the responsibility of the Licensee to ensure that members of his/her research group understand the conditions imposed by this Licence. Note that this licence does not entitle the Licensee to make the Corpus and Software available over a network to other users within the institution. The general terms and conditions apply.
Institutional (multiple-copy) Network Licence
The Licensee in the following definition is an educational institution, college, or department within a college. (Commercial organisations are requested to contact the Survey of English Usage before ordering.) The Licensee is allowed to make any number of copies of the Corpus and Software on computers within the institution. The licence entitles all staff and students of the institution to make use of the Corpus and Software on these computers. The Licensee can also install the Corpus and Software on a network, providing that it cannot be accessed from outside the institution. The licence does not entitle the Licensee to include the Corpus and Software in a public-access internet site. The general terms and conditions apply.
Note: Institutional (single-copy) Licence holders may apply to upgrade their licence to an Institutional (multiple-copy) Network Licence by paying the difference in price. Enquiries should be made to email@example.com.
Copies of the CD-ROM may not be loaned to third parties.
cheque or credit card
|Student licence||£25 flat price|
|European Union, including UK (incl. 20% VAT)||£418.80|
|Institutional (single copy) licence|
|UK (includes 20% VAT)||£510.00|
|Outside UK (VAT number required in EU)||£425.00|
|Institutional (multiple copy) licence|
|UK (includes 20% VAT)||£838.80|
|Outside UK (VAT number required in EU)||£699.00|
- All prices include postage and packing.
- All prices are for orders from non-profit organisations. Other prices on request.
- Proof of full-time student status must be supplied, ie a note from your Head of Department, on headed paper, with official school/college stamp.
- We have adjusted our prices to account for the increase in UK
VAT on 1 January 2011 from 17.5% to 20%.
ORDER FORM for the DCPSE Corpus
Click to open and print order form (3 pages)
Any queries regarding your order should be addressed to Christine Bowles (firstname.lastname@example.org).
This page last modified 28 May, 2015 by Survey Web Administrator.